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president, joe biden. he was dashing across the street zig-zag, hugging children on the side lines and seemed to be having a good time. what do you read into all of that? >> i think the camera followed joe biden all day. he would seem to be having the time of his life. he is. he's just somebody who brings great joy to his position. i mean he doesn't talk about the burdens of office or the agony of loneliness of decision-making or anything of the sort. he really does enjoy the people and enjoys the people he talks to. he enjoys the people in politics. there's nothing condescending, patronizing about him. and i just think today he was having the time of his life. he has a wonderful family that obviously cares deeply about him. >> ifill: aside from the president who turned around and took that last long look and said this is the last time i'll be able to do this, you don't get a sense from joe biden that he thinks this is his last rodeo >> i think he's thinking about having a future >> ifill: he's 70 years old very healthy. he would be up there hugging 800,000 if he could. i've never
and working conditions. >> ifill: and vice president joe biden hangs out with hari sreenivasan on google plus to talk about gun violence. >> make your voices heard. this town listens when people rise up and speak. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour."
vacated by vice president joe biden. >> narrator: senator ted kaufman was a co-sponsor of the bill. he was an unusual senator. >> when this particular term is up, what are you going to do? >> oh, i am going to leave. i would never run for office. >> narrator: appointed to replace senator joe biden, he had taken no campaign money and was beholden to no lobbyists. >> i want to see people who have committed such fraud and the havoc it's caused this country... frankly, i want to see them go to jail. >> narrator: in early 2009, kaufman joined his colleagues on the senate judiciary committee to discuss bolstering the fbi and justice department's financial crimes units. >> i'm going to ask some questions to each of you. >> my feeling and senator leahy's feeling is that, you know, if you're going to stop crime, the best way is to punish crime, and the best way to do that is to put people in jail. >> senator kaufman. >> narrator: senators were surprised by how unprepared the government was to investigate wall street. >> the deputy director of the fbi gave incredible testimony. >> after 9/11, we
and joe biden spoke to them this week. and, yeah, i mean, they are desperate to have something done. i think what i'm hearing from nancy pelosi and also ed lee and gene quan is they want to see law enforcement officials, sheriffs, police chiefs and police cops on the street. people who have more credibility. people who buy guns to protect the public, essentially, to be really front and center in this debate because they feel that those constituencies can be more effective in talking to republicans. i mean, let's face it, oakland, san francisco, all the bay area delegation is going to be for gun control legislation. whether it's the assault ban or background checks or anything else. but i think something -- some new voices need to come forward and really be mobilized behind the president in order to move some of these republican votes and democrats in tough districts. >> so, scott, serious issues aside, i mean, let's not forget there's an inauguration happening as well in washington. taking place really amid much history. it's the 50th anniversary of the "i have a dream" speech by dr. m
priorities and former chief economist to vice president joe biden. jared, thanks for coming on the program. you know, as i just mentioned there, there are a lot of people who have different views on timothy geithner. some people say he was too easy on wall street. he wasn't tough enough on the banks. when the history book books are written, what do you think they're going to say about timothy geithner? >> well, look, it's often the case when you have people attacking from the left and right that you may have found a sweet spot in the middle. and i think the story is kind of one that's in the middle. i think when the history books are written, they're going to look at the measures that secretary geithner preside over as critical to inflating the financial sector when it was really poised to take down not just our economy but global economies. if you actually look at the money expended to do so it came in far, far less than originally projected. geithner managed to replate the system on the cheap. the housing market is now finally crawling off the bottom. but it's getting better. but it took
's off next week to las vegas to talk about immigration reform. he has joe biden in virginia talking about guns. he's taking it outside of the beltway, a term i hate, but which is exactly what he's trying to do to get all of this done. thanks, dan. so perhaps next thing falls into the category of spoils of victory. or perhaps it would have happened anyway. but history was made at the pentagon this week which outgoing defense secretary leon panetta lifted the ban on women serving in direct combat. >> it's clear to all of us that women are contributing in unprecedented ways to the military's mission of defending the nation. women represent 15% of the force , over 200,000. the fact is that they have become an integral part of our ability to perform our mission. gwen: speaking of performing her mission, secretary of state hillary clinton went to capitol hill for the first time to talk about the americans killed in benghazi. >> as i have said many times, i take responsibility, and nobody is more committed to getting this right. i am determined to leave the state department and our country
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